Nicholas Mangan: Limits to Growth - Art Collector

Nicholas Mangan, Matter over Mined 2012 C-type print on cotton paper. Courtesy the artist; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne; Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland; and LABOR, Mexico City, D.F. Courtesy: IMA, Fortitude Valley

Limits to Growth is the first survey exhibition of Melbourne-based artist Nicholas Mangan. Bringing together five major projects made between 2009 and 2016, Mangan’s immersive moving-image installations masterfully balance complex narratives.

Co-developed by the Institute of Modern Art, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, and the Kunst-Werke Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin; the works in this show emerge out of the conditions of Mangan’s own geographic region, the Asia Pacific, in which Australia has played a decisive role. Mangan weaves the geographic specificity of these locations into a bigger picture that considers the global economy, resource extraction, and the ultimate power of the sun.

Exhibition opens: 6pm-8pm Saturday 29 October 2016
Exhibition closes: 18 December 2016
Location: Institute of Modern Art, 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld, 4006
Contact: 07 3252 5750
Website: www.ima.org.au

About Institute of Modern Art
The Institute of Modern Art (IMA) has been the leading independent forum in Queensland, Australia, for the production, presentation, and circulation of contemporary art and discourse for forty years. Our innovative and diverse programs embed the international in the local and engage the local internationally.

The IMA is a non-collecting institution, presenting an ambitious program of exhibitions that concentrate on new commissions by Australian and international artists at pivotal points in their practices. The IMA has a longstanding commitment to research and a rich history of publishing artist monographs and critical readers, together with a vibrant program of events, workshops, and talks.

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